Planning & Management

Data Breach

Would you survive the blow of not reporting a data breach?

Not reporting a data breach can have disastrous impact on both brand and reputation – and a potential fine of $1.8 million for companies and $360,000 …

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Rejuvenated for Christmas

Penalty rates are prohibitive for many small businesses that simply provide a living for the owners and little profit to spare.


Securing mobile devices for the holidays

Ensure any employees working remotely over the holidays secure their mobile devices while using remote networks.

Fair pay

Alleged exploitation at cleaning company already on notice over underpayments

Cleaning operator facing court for new alleged exploitation despite already being notice to fulfill its obligations to its workers.

Struggling to run a business

Why businesses struggle and what to do about it

Contrary to popular belief, accounting courses do not equip you with the skills to run a business.

Cyber Security

Five top tips for effective IT security in 2018

An effective IT security strategy allows you to profit from the benefits of technology while minimising its associated risks.

eCommerce shopping

Six eCommerce tips to boost Christmas sales

Smaller e-tailers operate in niche markets, so use this to your advantage to attract shoppers who are after a more specialised gift.

What to do if your bosses stresses you out

Australian workers feeling the pinch

“As technology continues to impact how work is conducted, there is a real risk that employee wellbeing is becoming secondary to work output.”


Sushi operator faces Court for allegedly underpaying workers

A sushi operator in Canberra is facing legal action for alleged underpayment of its vulnerable overseas workers.

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Professional services oil the wheels of small business

2017 NAB Professional Services Awards are a world first in recognising the vital role that quality professional advice plays in the success of small b…

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The importance of buying local

Buying local obviously helps prop up small businesses and they are Australia’s largest employer, so supporting them creates more jobs.

Beware scams at tax time

ACCC warns businesses to be wary of Christmas scams

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission highlights the common Christmas scams and how to avoid them.


Businesses urged to increase recycling efforts

Encouraging businesses to become active players in the recycling of the electronic waste they’re responsible for will encourage their employees to d…


Eight reasons to aim for flow in your business

It is important to maintain the flow of delivering products and services to their clients and identify beforehand and address possible roadblocks that…

Online retail sector in Australia continues to mature

Online SMEs to clean up as Aussies prepare for Christmas

“If you’re the owner of a service business without a website, you could potentially be missing out on new customers, new revenue streams and having …

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ASBFEO calls for lower “tap-and-go” transaction fees

ASBFEO lends her support to a recommendation by a Parliamentary committee for lower transaction fees for tap-and-go payments.


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